Impact of debris cover on glacier ablation and atmosphere–glacier feedbacks in the Karakoram
15 Sep 2015

To date, the influence of debris on Karakoram glaciers has only been directly assessed by a small number of glaciological measurements over short periods. Here, supraglacial debris is included in a high-resolution, interactively coupled atmosphere–glacier modeling system to understand glaciological and meteorological changes that arise due to the presence of the debris.